Tag Archives: Carmel Valley

Monterey Club September 2021

It was a festive time for me, to receive all of these wine club selections in the week of my birthday.  Even though we pay for all of these clubs, it is just fun to open the packages to see … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Dinner

By the time that you read this, we will all be safely past the hectic moments of the Christmas and New Year’s.  We will still have lots of other craziness, but that is life I guess, especially when government intrudes, … Continue reading

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Joullian Cabernet Sauvignon

As I was unpacking our latest wine club shipment from “A Taste of Monterey,” I am noticing some changes.  I think that the extended lockdown is still officially on for a couple of more days, but people are going back … Continue reading

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Galante Petite Sirah

The world is shifting again, I got a wine shipment from A Taste of Monterey and it is Day 84 of the lockdown.  I haven’t booked my appointment for a haircut, and even though they are still illegal, the Supreme … Continue reading

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London Broil and Galante Cab

“You wanted a place by the ocean. I had it opened. It was closed for the season. All these tables are for two people. Pick whatever one you want.” As we are all getting used to being locked in our … Continue reading

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Bernardus Cabernet Sauvignon

The last of the three wines that I unpacked from the latest wine club shipment from A Taste of Monterey.  One day, I will have to go back and figure out when we started our club membership, but we have … Continue reading

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Cima Collina Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

Normally when I get a new shipment from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey” is always a good time.  Unfortunately as I am finally getting around to writing about some wines that arrived in December, I find that the … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019

Christmas is a wonderful day to set aside for family, if one has the luxury to do.  Tradition for my Bride and her sisters is to have breakfast with her Mother and that certainly precedes me in the timeline.  The … Continue reading

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Mesa Del Sol Prima Rosso

It is fun to open up the carton of wine from “A Taste of Monterey” and then to try to do some research beyond what the brochure that they send with the wines.  This wine club that we discovered has … Continue reading

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Mission Trail Vineyards Zinfandel

It is that time of the year again, when I get to be like a little kid and open up the carton from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey.” I was upstairs doing some Raconteur work, when I heard … Continue reading

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